Best NBA Defensive Player in Each Category

Defensive Player of the Year candidates Rudy Gobert, Chet Holmgren, and Victor Wembanyama stand out in this analysis of each defensive category. 

 It's time to compare the NBA's elite defensive players in multiple categories.Despite scoring 31.3 points per game and leading his team's offense

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander's league-leading steals (2.2 SPG) demonstrate his defensive prowess and ability to disrupt opponents' offense. 

The Oklahoma City Thunder guard's quick hands and anticipatory skills make him a constant threat in passing lanes, resulting in many steals this season. 

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 His two-way development has been exceptional.Since his offense is his best part, Donovan Mitchell is an underrated star player who averages 27.7 points per game on 46.1% shooting.

The guard plays hard on defense, hustles for loose balls, and reads passing lanes more than ever this season. 

The Claw,” has huge hands that help him poke the ball loose from ball-handlers and compete on defense. Kawhi's defense could boost the Clippers' season.

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